EVOLUTION PETROLEUM CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. EVOLUTION PETROLEUM CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 4.23 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 9.26% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||7.07||4.34|
|Net Income ($mil)||0.74||0.92|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||20.39||24.88|
|Total Assets ($mil)||65.21||65.9|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||54.68||91.81|
|Return on Assets||7.22||4.7|
|Return on Equity||8.39||4.57|
|Debt||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Share Data||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||32.91||32.57|
|Div / share||0.05||0.1|
|Book value / share||1.46||1.63|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||101726.0||122100.0|
HOLD. EVOLUTION PETROLEUM CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 26.97 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.03. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.51 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.67 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 10.34. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, EVOLUTION PETROLEUM CORP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|EPM 42.75||Peers 26.97||EPM 18.59||Peers 23.48|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
EPM is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
EPM is trading at a discount to its peers.
|EPM 20.52||Peers 40.46||EPM 1.54||Peers 0.74|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
EPM is trading at a premium to its peers.
Premium. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
EPM trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|EPM 3.51||Peers 10.34||EPM 71.42||Peers -39.01|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
EPM is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
EPM is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|EPM 7.31||Peers 2.12||EPM 23.06||Peers -9.01|
Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
EPM is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
EPM has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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